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Wheats & Women ​Carlotta Award 2018/ 14-15 June 2018 - Rome - Italy

Added on : 19 June 2018

Hélène Berges has attended the Wheat and Woman Carlotta's Award 2018 at Rome-Italy.

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Hélène Berges has attended the Wheat and Woman Carlotta's Award 2018 at Rome-Italy.

Wheats & Women International Conference program

 

The Wheats & Women International Conference was the ideal framework for the delivery of the first edition of the Carlotta Award, to honor achievements of women scientists in the field of wheat genetics and breeding.

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The first edition of Carlotta Award aimed to commemorate Carlotta Strampelli, Countess Parisani, wife and collaborator of Nazareno Strampelli, in order to celebrate women scientists . Hélène was part of the jury. This Award was assigned to Ksenia Krasileva, a woman scientist working on wheat genetics and breeding. She was chosen for her most original scientific work carried out in public or private Institutions.

On behalf of the International Wheat Genome Consortium, Hélène has presented "The Reference Sequence of Wheat and IWGSC Phase II: Ensuring a Full Genomics Toolbox for Wheat".

 

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